I-70 In Colorado Has No Mile Marker 420 Due To Theft Replaced With 419.99
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Amy Ford with CDoT says the “MILE 420″ sign near Stratton, Colorado was stolen for the last time. Transportation officials have replaced it with a sign that says “MILE 419.99.”
Ford says it’s the only “420” sign to be replaced in the state that recently legalized recreational marijuana. Most highways aren’t long enough to need one.
“420” is often associated with marijuana, but nobody is sure of exactly why…